David Guistina

Morning Edition Anchor/ Senior Producer

David Guistina is the host of Morning Edition on WAMC.

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(Airs 1/19/17) The Power of Words: President Barack Obama's Inugural Address. WAMC's Alan Charotock In Conversation with Jon Alter, an award-winning author, reporter, columnist, television producer and analyst, about the speech and its implications. is the author of three New York Times bestsellers: The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies (2013), The Promise: President Obama, Year One (2010) and The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope (2006).

(Airs 1/15 & 16/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week's show they talk about President Elect Donald Trump’s press conference, BuzzFeed's release of bombshell allegations regarding Trump’s ties to Russian and what information, if any, should have been released, your letters and much more.

(Airs 1/13/17) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: The Governor delivers his six regional state of the state addresses, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the Governor’s speeches and national appeal, and there may be progress in a call to overhaul the state’s juvenile justice system.

(Airs 1/12/17) Host Alan Chartock speaks with New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb.

(Airs 1/8 & 1/9/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and University at Albany Professor and Journalism Program Director Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they read listener letters on the state of journalism and fake news, they talk about the Washington Post and alleged mistakes in their Russian hacking story, what’s behind the New York state saying no more cell phones allowed in the chamber. 

(Airs 1/6/17) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: As a new minimum wage takes effect in New York, A 200 member enforcement agency will make sure wage workers are paid properly, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Governor Cuomo’s free SUNY college tuition proposal, and a pipeline company planning an Orange County plant says a handful of residents face eminent domain proceedings.

(Airs 1/5/17) Host Alan Chartock speaks with Jimmy Vielkind, Albany Bureau Chief for Politico.

(Airs 1/5/17) Host Alan Chartock speaks with Jimmy Vielkind, Albany Bureau Chief for Politico.

(Airs 1/5/17) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Elizabeth Sobol the new President and CEO of Saratoga Performing Arts Center or SPAC.

(Airs 1/1 & 1/2/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and University at Albany Professor and Journalism Program Director Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about the media year in review on the elections and the role of the press, the Oklahoma newspaper that endorsed Clinton hasn’t been forgiven, big newspapers are booming: Washington Post to add 60 newsroom jobs, and more.

(Airs 12/29/16) Host Dr. Alan Chartock is joined by Blair Horner, Executive Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG).

An encore 2011 Power of Words. On this program, WAMC's Alan Chartock and Historian Dr. Christopher Breiseth discuss FDR's Four Freedoms Speech. In addition, listeners will have an opportunity to  hear the speech as it was delivered on January 6th, 1941.

(Airs 12/25 & 12/26) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld.On this week's show they talk about where fake news came from and why some readers believe it, Vanity Fair's subscriptions soar after troll-y Trump tweet, the reporters who attended an off-the-record meeting with Donald Trump, and more.

(Airs 12/23/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: To Have A Special Session or Not Have a Special Session, that is the question, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his eriudite thoughts on that, and we’ll look at the worldwide fight for 15 movement.

(Airs 12/22/16) Host Alan Chartock speaks with New York State Republican Assemblyman/Senator Elect James Tedisco.

(Encore Airing) The Power of Words -- On this program, WAMC's Alan Chartock and Historian Harold Holzer discuss President Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural - delivered by Academy Award Winning Actor F. Murray Abraham.

(Airs 12/18 & 12/19) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick. On this week's show they talk about The New York Times now having more reporters covering the White House than ever in its history, The Washington Post is ‘profitable and growing,’ publisher says, Elizabeth Ailes sells Putnam County newspapers, and much more.

(Airs 12/16/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to repeal the Affordable Health Care Act could leave New York billions of dollars in the hole, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Trump’s impact on NY and immigration, and Governor Andrew Cuomo tells the state inspector general to launch an investigation into racial bias in the state prison system after a NY Times investigation.

WAMC's Political Observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on President Obama saying the U.S. will retaliate for Russia's alleged hacking into the U.S. Elections, the conviction of Dylan Roof, President-Elect Trump's pick for Ambassador to Israel, and more.

Paul Caiano
WNYT

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Sunshine this morning, followed by increasing afternoon clouds today. High in the teens.

Thickening clouds tonight with light snow moving in after midnight. Temperatures holding steady, then climb into the lower 20's.

Snow tomorrow morning, tapering off as rain showers after noon. High in the mid 30's.

Most locations 3-5" of snow.

AP-Sports Right Now

NFL-SCHEDULE

Seahawks wrap up division crown

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have become the first team to wrap up an NFC division title after taking advantage of the sputtering Los Angeles Rams. in a 24-3 rout

(Airs 12/15/16) Host Alan Chartock speaks with Rick Karlin, Capital Reporter for the Albany Times Union.

(Originally aired 2/11/11 @ 11a.m.) -- WAMC and the New York State Archives Partnership Trust New York Archives Partnership Trust present The Power of Words -- a year-long series of programs that follows American History through some of the most memorable political speeches of our time. On this program, WAMC's Alan Chartock and Professor and Historian Dr. Allida Black discuss First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton's Women's Rights are Human Rights speech in Beijing, China on September 5th 1995.

(Airs 12/11 & 12/12) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and former Poughkeepsie Journal Executive Editor Stu Shinske and current New Media Strategist/Marketer. On this week's show they talk about fake news and what journalists can do about it, Donald Trump named Time magazine’s Person of the Year, Trump fires adviser’s son from transition for spreading fake news, NBC's Matt Lauer confronts Trump over his tweeting, the New York Times sees digital subscriptions surge, and Megyn Kelly accuses Trump aide of inciting online threats against her.

(Airs 12/9/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: NY’s AG calls the states’ voting laws arcane and releases a package of bills to improve it, our political observer Alan Chartock share’s his thoughts on the continuing tension between the governor and state comptroller, and a Hudson valley environmental group and organic farm sue the state public service commission over subsidies for upstate nuclear power plants.

(Airs 12/18/16) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News.

(Airs 12/4 & 12/5/16) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s CEO Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week's show they talk about news outlets rethinking usage of the term ‘Alt-Right’, New York Governor Cuomo signing a Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) fix, a listener letter on bullying in America and the media’s responsibility, and much more.

(Airs 12/2/16) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo pressures lawmakers to return for a special session, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Preet Bhararra remaining in his seat as U.S. Attorney from Manhattan during a Trump Administration, and a Poughkeepsie-based environmental group calls on the U.S. Coast Guard to halt the rulemaking process of a controversial proposal for anchorage sites in the Hudson River.

(Airs 12/1/16) Host Dr. Alan Chartock is joined by J.P. Miller, Founder and Publisher of Empire Report New York.com, an online aggregator of New York State political news. Find out more at www.empirereportnewyork.com

(12/1/16) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation With Jonathan Gradess, Executive Director of the New York State Defenders Association (NYSDA).

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